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Career-high WTA Tour rankings | February 5

FOLLOWING the first week of tournaments in February, five players – including three inside the top 100 – moved up to career-highs. Two of those entered the top 50 for the first time, and we take a look at how they, along with the other bolters have stepped up. Clara Burel (France)24/03/2001 | Previous best: […]

Teenage Andreeva breaks Aussie in dominant win

TEENAGE wunderkind Mirra Andreeva stormed into the quarter finals of the WTA 500 Brisbane International with a dominant 6-1 6-1 smashing of Australian wildcard Arina Rodionova. In a match that lasted just 65 minutes, the 16-year-old Andreeva only dropped one point off her first serve to reach the last eight. Andreeva has long been considered […]

Pliskova survives Osaka onslaught

IN A contest that far surpassed its second round standing, two genuine stars of the past decade went head-to-head at the Brisbane International today. Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova with 16 WTA Tour titles to her name, faced off against the returning multiple Grand Slam champion, Naomi Osaka. In just her second match back from a […]